Aidan Davitt
Mullingar, Co. Westmeath, Ireland

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Replies to Motions April 2014

Posted on May 8, 2014 at 4:35 AM

5.3            Cllr.Davitt:               To call on Westmeath CountyCouncil to scrape the roadway and place gates at the rear entrance on the toprow of houses in Dalton Park, in order to stop dumping.


Westmeath CountyCouncil has carried out a clean up of service laneways in Dalton Park.  In recent years, withthe agreement of the Dalton Park Residents Association and affected occupants, theCouncil has installed lockable steel gates to secure a number of laneways where anti socialbehaviour and dumping was taking place. Discussions are ongoing with the ResidentsAssociation to extend the installation of gates to additional laneways.  The Council has carried out acleanup at laneway to the rear of No’s 234 to 269, Dalton Park in the last week.  Other clean ups will be organised during theyear, subject to the availability of funding.



5.4            Cllr.Davitt:               That Westmeath County Council would outline theincrease in charges on stall traders in Fairgreen Car Park over the last twoyears.



The Casual TradingBye-Laws were adopted at the November 2013 County Council Meeting and came intoeffect from 1st January, 2014. 

An applicant for acasual trading licence shall pay a fee in respect of each trading bay in a designated area asfollows:-

Ø      Charge of €5 perbay per day; plus

Administration charges of €250 (annual licence);

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